Smoking Kills

When my mum smokes in front of my 2 year old niece

I always shout

"Smoking kills you and other around you"

Forgetting that when children grow inside of me,

I don't say the same to myself.

Each ash shaves a day off,

I like to not remember.


Amerah Saleh

Spoken word artist. Head of Creative Learning at Beatfreeks. Loves bowties and creating change (not in that order).